Fall Worship/Sermon Series

FINDING THE SACRED IN OUR EVERYDAY LIVES
Saving Places, Spaces, and Practices

For our fall preaching series we are working with a book by Barbara Brown Taylor entitled An Altar in the World: A Geography of Faith.  Congregation members are encouraged to purchase the book and to read beforehand the chapters that will be the inspiration for our sermons each week. We will also be studying the book in our Sunday morning (9:30 am) and Wednesday evening (6:15 pm) adult classes.  See the schedule below for the chapters we will be addressing each week.

September 18
What’s Saving Your Life Now?
I Timothy 4:11-16, Luke 13:18-21
READ:  Introduction

September 25
Vision: The Practice of Waking Up to God
Genesis 28:10-18, Exodus 3:1-6
READ:  Chapter 1

October 2
Incarnation: The Practice of Wearing Skin
I Corinthians 6:19-20, John 1:1-5, 9-14, Psalm 34:8
World Communion Sunday
READ:  Chapter 3

October 9
Groundedness: The Practice of Walking on the Earth
Genesis 12:1-9, Luke 4:42-44
READ:  Chapter 4

October 16
Wilderness: The Practice of Getting Lost
I Kings19:1-2, Luke 15:1-10
READ:  Chapter 5

October 23
Witnessing to our Blessings
Laity Sunday

October 30
Breakthrough: The Practice of Feeling Pain
Job 42:1-6 II Corinthians 1:3-7
All Saints Sunday Communion
READ:  Chapter 10

November 6
Prayer: The Practice of Being Present to God
I Peter 4:8-11, Luke 19:1-10
Living More Deeply
READ:  Chapter 11

November 13
Community: The Practice of Encountering Others
Luke 19:1-10
Loving More Widely
READ:  Chapter 6

November 20
Benediction: The Practice of Pronouncing Blessings
Psalm 133, Numbers 6:22-27
READ:  Chapter 12

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